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Pirog vs Martirosyan Lands in Krasnodar, September 24

By Alexey Sukachev

According to powerful Russian promoter Kirill Pchelnikov, WBO middleweight champion Dmitry Pirog (18-0, 14 KOs) will conduct the second defense of his title against WBO #1 and obligatory challenger Gennady Martirosyan (22-2, 11 KOs) on September 24 in Krasnodar, a short distance from his hometown of Temryuk. It’ll be the first ever title fight between two Russians to be held not only in Russia but also across the globe.

“We have already reached agreement with Team Martirosyan. There are few technical details to work off but I can say that this fight is finally on after a lengthy period of negotiations”, confirmed Pchelnikov to R-Sport Russian media agency. “The contest will be held at Olympus sport auditorium in Krasnodar. We are planning a huge event with six more quality duels between well-know fighters”.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Corelone on 07-26-2011

Maybe the real Martosian should take this fight. High risk, huge rewards.

Comment by Jago1986 on 07-26-2011

[QUOTE=Heeb;10899878]Wrong Matirosyan, bro.[/QUOTE] hahaha I thought it WAS VANES but I actually read the first name. lol

Comment by Mr. Philadel on 07-26-2011

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;10896790]According to powerful Russian promoter Kirill Pchelnikov, WBO middleweight champion Dmitry Pirog (18-0, 14 KOs) will conduct the second defense of his title against WBO #1 and obligatory challenger Gennady Martirosyan (22-2, 11 KOs) on September 24 in Krasnodar, a…

Comment by Heeb on 07-26-2011

[QUOTE=No Ceilings;10898280]Vanes has earned my respect. Kid will fight anybody.[/QUOTE] Wrong Matirosyan, bro.

Comment by Ringlife on 07-26-2011

The promotor of Pirog is doing a sorry job promoting him.this guy is a beast at 154.

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